Boss (born Lichelle Laws, 1969, Detroit, Michigan, United States) is an American Midwest female gangsta rapper who enjoyed brief popularity in 1993 with her debut album Born Gangstaz. Her name is sometimes spelled Bo$$.
Laws relocated to Los Angeles after graduating high school. Laws was spotted by DJ Quik who stuck her on a track with AMG. Russell Simmons liked the track and promptly signed her to Def Jam West. Her debut albumBorn Gangstaz was released in 1993, and the singles, “Deeper” and “Recipe for a Hoe”, hit number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Tracks chart.
Born Gangstaz is debut album released by gangsta emcee Boss, released on May 25, 1993, on Def Jam Recordings’ West Coast-based sub-label DJ West and featured production from some of hip hop’s top producers at the time, including Def Jef, Erick Sermon and Jam Master Jay. Born Gangstaz was a success, peaking at #22 on…
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